Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex

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Goldstone Deep Space Network

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Goldstone Deep Space Network

OrganizationNASA, JPL, Caltech
Location Mojave Desert (near Barstow), San Bernardino County, California, USA
Wavelength regimeradio
Completion date(fill in)
Webpagecsoc-dsn-web.jpl.nasa.gov
Physical Characteristics
Telescope Stylereflector
Diameter34 m
Collecting Area~910 m2
Focal Length(fill in)
MountingAlt/Az
Domenone

The Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex (GDSCC) —commonly called the Goldstone Observatory— is located in California's Mojave Desert (USA). Operated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, its main purpose is to track and communicate with space missions. The observatory is part of NASA's Deep Space Network.

Goldstone radio telescopes are also used in the search for ultra-high energy neutrino interactions in the Moon by using large-aperture radio antennas. [1] (http://www.physics.ucla.edu/~moonemp/public/)

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70m antenna

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